Here's an interesting statistic for our drivers in Appleton, Wisconsin: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely hot...
Posted in Battery
on December 31, 2014
Is your car sometimes hard to start on an early Appleton morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your car's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, differ...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 25, 2014
Appleton auto owners rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your SUV engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it’s cooled by air flowing over the radiator....
Posted in Cooling System
on December 16, 2014
Most Appleton auto owners have experienced a flat tire. You know it’s inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn’t just a big safety issue for Wisconsin drivers – it also has a financial impact. With high Appleton gas prices, we’ve all he...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 09, 2014
If you're reading this article in Appleton, Wisconsin, then you probably care about your car and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your friendly Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton technician tells you the manufacturer recommends s...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 03, 2014